Do we believe that empathy and compassion can change the world? Do we believe that empathy and compassion as expressions of God’s love can impact individuals, households and communities in lasting ways? Sometimes we can be idealistic and romantic. We might to talk about concepts that sound good–ideas that feel good. The story of Ruth challenges us to […]Read more "Ruth & the God of Vulnerability, Empathy & Redemption 2"
We might have a vulnerability issue. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, suggests that many of us struggle with “allowing ourselves to be seen.” She says, “We’re the most in debt, obese, addicted and medicated adult cohort in U.S. history.” She suggests that this is so because we […]Read more "Ruth and the God of Vulnerability, Empathy & Redemption"